Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Philip Aldrick


On Camera


Firefighters work to extinguish a fire near Saint-Paul, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion | Photographer: Richard Bouhet/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Worldwide biodiversity loss may push developing nations into default, says research

A 'partial ecosystems collapse' would increase annual borrowing costs for 26 nations including the US by $53 billion and trigger massive downgrades for India and China.


Nirmala Sitharaman being sworn in as defence minister by President Ram Nath Kovind

The biggest challenges Nirmala Sitharaman will face as India’s new Defence Minister

Sitharaman, who is only the second woman defence minister in India's history, is expected to work closely with the Finance Minister to take key industry-related decisions

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.